Handcrafted: Inside Brooklyn’s Best Tailors

You spend 80 hours making a custom suit, crafting every stitch by hand, measuring and fitting five times — a beautiful thing — and then the customer goes and drapes it over the back of a metal chair. This is the sort of thing that tests the sartorial sang-froid of Yosel Tiefenbrun, the bespoke tailor…

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An Art Museum in Your Hotel Lobby

Procuring and exhibiting art in all forms has been synonymous with the hotel experience for several decades now, with both luxury and midlevel brands highlighting local artwork and museum-quality pieces rather than predictable poster reprints. Guests like it: In a 2018 survey conducted by the nonprofit organization, Americans for the Arts, 72 percent of respondents…

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When Gender Reveal Videos Go Spectacularly, Cathartically Wrong

The gender-reveal party has been around for about as long as Instagram has, and the two have gotten out of hand at roughly the same speed. Gender reveals now precede or even replace the traditional baby shower, marking the occasion when the proud parents first learn the sex of their unborn guest of honor. Until…

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Why Standing Often Feels Even Harder Than Running

I’ve been a runner for 25 years and have been practicing yoga for 10. So why do I find it so much less painful to run for an hour than stand for an hour? Even the thought of standing for extended periods makes my back ache, especially during the summer, where standing is part of…

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How to Give Your Therapist Feedback

As with any relationship, patient and therapist unions aren’t immune to misunderstandings. When conflict appears, addressing it early on can help patients determine if the therapist and the therapy are right for them. We often think of psychotherapists as “all-knowing,” which can make patients feel that complaining about the therapy or the therapist is not…

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Yes, the Man Bag Is a Hot Accessory

“Man cannot live by a Strand tote bag alone,” said Josh Peskowitz, the men’s fashion director for Moda Operandi. And stuffing our pockets with cellphones, cables and AirPods starts to get unwieldy, especially in the summer. Enter the petite man bag, but don’t call it a “murse” (a portmanteau from “man purse”). “It’s a fashion…

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Nick Buoniconti, 78, Dies; All-Pro Linebacker Championed Medical Research

Nick Buoniconti, a tenacious middle linebacker who won two Super Bowls in the 1970s with the Miami Dolphins and in retirement turned his doggedness to finding a cure for his son’s paralysis, died on Tuesday at his home in Bridgehampton, N.Y. He was 78. The son, Marc Buoniconti, the president of the Miami Project to…

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The Raffles Singapore Embarks on a Modern Journey

In Singapore, in an intimate space full of vintage books and leather furnishings, millennials congregate after work. Some on dates, others with groups of friends, they are ready to flirt and mingle. The stylish crowd is international. Some come from across the world. Others, a taxi ride away. But this isn’t a trendy new bar…

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Jeffrey Epstein Hoped to Seed Human Race With His DNA

Jeffrey E. Epstein, the wealthy financier who is accused of sex trafficking, had an unusual dream: He hoped to seed the human race with his DNA by impregnating women at his vast New Mexico ranch. Mr. Epstein over the years confided to scientists and others about his scheme, according to four people familiar with his…

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